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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

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2012 Explorer 4 DR SUV****1***********************
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1 After the frontal barrier crash, Stoddard fluid was observed leaking from the vehicle during the static rollover test. However, it was below the maximum allowable amount per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 301.

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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

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2012 Ford Explorer 4-door SUV

2012 Ford Explorer 4-door SUV Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap FrontSideRearRollover
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Not tested. G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
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G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
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G Overall
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Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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